As an artist that emerged in the aftermath of World War II, Francis Bacon explored feelings like pain, fear, and anger in his paintings. It was his intention to create art that reflected raw and honest emotion. His intense, grotesque style portrayed animal-like forms that veered on the alien, as well as distressed human figures often screaming in pain or horror.
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Given their complex anatomy, hands are often considered one of the most difficult subjects to draw.
Earth Day is the largest environmental movement that aims to bring awareness to the critical issues facing our planet.
If you’re searching for a way to relieve stress and build something beautiful, jigsaws are the way to go. From 500-piece challengers to the “impossible” transparent puzzle, there are a myriad of creative choices to test your skills and patience. For those seeking a game that will give you more bang for your buck, Galison’s double-sided jigsaws are the way to go.
Artist Keita Morimoto captures the often overlooked beauty of nocturnal life in his series titled Garden of Light.
For artist Hessa Al Ajmani, gathering inspiration is as easy as visiting her mother’s garden.
Marble sculpture is a cornerstone of art history. The ancient Greeks left a legacy of transformative sculptural works that reached for unprecedented naturalism in Hellenistic gems such as Venus de Milo and Nike of Samothrace. This was succeeded by the ancient Romans, who copied their major works and created portrait busts and equestrian statues of major historical figures. At the time of their completion, however, these ancient masterpieces looked remarkably different.
When art enthusiast Ying H turned 30, she quit her job to travel the world and rediscover what made her...
The wondrous beauty of the animal kingdom is a constant source of inspiration for artist Niharika Rajput.
You’re never too old to complete a coloring book. In fact, many psychologists recommend this creative activity to adults as a way to practice mindfulness and relieve stress. If that sounds appealing, then you’re in luck. Artists and museums across the globe have released thousands of adult coloring books of various themes, styles, and genres. Plus, many of these resources are available to download for free online.
With so many stressors affecting our day-to-day life right now, it can be hard to find effective ways to unwind.
Artist Jonathan Martinez merges graphic design with street art aesthetic in his depictions of rare and endangered animals.